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The anti-Islam movement Pegida appears weakened by the loss of its former leader Lutz Bachmann, but in some places has lurched sharply to the right.

Only 2,000 people gathered outside the Frauenkirche in Pegida's former stronghold of Dresden on Monday night, police said – a massive drop compared with the 17,000 who assembled on January 25th.

The wind has gone out of the movement's sails since the departure of much of its leadership in recent weeks.


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